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Sep 23, 2010 5:30am EDT
southeast virginia. we have ourselves patchy fog. yesterday afternoon and last night. i thought this might be a shower trying to form here. needless to say that is probably going to stay to our north. a result of last night's storms with trees down and left over fog patches this morning. another line of storms firing up across the great lakes. it should stay farther to our northwest. because we have more moisture. it is exceptional for this time of the year, unstable and is likely to produce showers and thunderstorms. yesterday's high reached 91 in baltimore. 95 richmond. and we stay very much on the edge of the air mass. we expect temperatures going from 67 this morning close to 90 this afternoon. we tap into some of that energy. we'll be watching the mountains here, firing up showers and storms again, the possibility some do carry into the western suburbs. depending on some heat the actual wind direction will determine when these storms carry their way into baltimore. we could do it again on friday as we tap into more heat, finally pushing through close to normal over the week
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 6:30am EDT
driving rains and churning through north carolina and starting to be felt in southern parts of virginia and on its way up the east coast. let's goat to lynnette charles. >> reporter: we are watching earl this morning. it is bringing rain bands now, lots of rain into the outer banks. let me show you what's going on because we do have beaches under a tropical storm warning and the winds about 30 to 60 miles per hour. the waves are 8 to 10 to 15 feet. check out what's going on in ocean city. not much change there and we do have the winds out of the north east. we have joce there standing by. tell white house you have. >> good morning. we moved to higher ground because we wanted to give you a better view of the ocean. it's scary out there. we saw things yesterday shaping up to be a bit dicey. they let surfers out on the beach and now we have people who are living here. a couple of hours makes a difference. when we first walked out cried, just another day at the beach nothing happening. two hours fast forward, a big defense. it's dulled down a little bit. rain, wind will start and stop. we'l
ABC
Sep 1, 2010 5:30am EDT
warnings posted for virginia through north carolina, and we'll be watching our close approach to ocean city thursday night and friday. beyond that labor day weekend looking cooler but looking nice. here we go. tropical satellite showing us where it is, east of the turks and northeast of the turks and caicos and bahamas islands. we'll have the latest update in just a few minutes. taking you back home, a quiet sea, clearing and calm on the satellite and radar, across maryland. temperatures ranging from 70 in baltimore, 72 easton, 71 in ocean city. nice weather before that storm approaches. it's the seas starting to get angry. locally the hour by hour forecast brings us a high of 95 with mostly sunny sky. let's check on the traffic with kim brown. >> a heads up as you make your way through baltimore city on northern parkway, construction lane closures in both directions as you approach the jfx, not a big deal right now but as rush hour gets started it will cause delays. in towson, a downed tree blocking all lanes in both direction at cromwell and eagles court. no problems inbound of
ABC
Sep 8, 2010 5:30am EDT
showers trying to pop up across the area, and move in. mainly right now it's all into west virginia and also into portions of virginia as of now. we can see a couple pop up as we go through the day into our area, the front will pass and things will improve. in the meantime, this is the big view. this is tropical depression hermine pushing the rain and flooding into northern and central texas and this will move into oklahoma and also into kansas as we go through the next several days. thursday looks good. showing now a few clouds across the area but i think that we'll see plenty of sunshine as we go into tomorrow and also into friday. don't let that model fool you. as we check out what's going on in terms of temperatures today, 87 degrees is what i'm forecasting. we could reach 90 maybe into baltimore, bwi. we could see warm conditions and windy. that's the big story for today as well. then tonight, oh boy do we drop off after the front passage, clear and cooler. as we roll into tomorrow, ah, breathe! 78 degrees, mostly sunny and pleasant. i like this forecast. do you, kim brown? >>
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 5:30am EDT
away from hitting the mid-atlantic shoreline. the governors of maryland, virginia and north carolina have declared states of emergencies. thanks for joining us this morning, i'm megan pringle. >> i'm jamie costello. >> let's go right to weather. here's meteorologist justin berk. >> we are checking out the latest on earl. earl has gotten stronger. it really increased strength yesterday. it surpassed that. this morning's advisory from the national hurricane center, showing 145 mile-per-hour winds. a very clear distinct eye now. roughly 30 miles across. the wind field of tropical storm force winds extends 230 miles away. which means if the center of the storm is 230 miles away from ocean city, they'll still get tropical storm force winds. the one good thing here is that the passage of earl off the coast will be the weaker side of the storm. usually the right side with forward motion. the worst part of the storm is out to sea. the beaches under a tropical storm warning. winds averaging between 40 and 60 miles per hour this time tomorrow into the early part of the afternoon. waves probabl
ABC
Sep 1, 2010 6:30am EDT
waiting, hurricane earl, category 3 headed to virginia now. >> the big question is will it come to ocean city? how bad is it going to be? everybody is getting ready for the worst. we're going to justin berk watching earl. >> ocean city, we're going to follow the storm for you beginning tomorrow. the weather station, 75 degrees, great weather for them. light winds, all will deteriorate tomorrow night and friday. we're watching in rehoboth. and another hot sunny day, 95, sunny to partly cloudy skies. right now kim brown has the latest on traffic. >> we're looking good so far on the roadways, it's going to be slow us a make your way around the beltway this morning. it's starting to jam on the outer loop here at old court road. expect your usual slowdowns between 795 down towards 70 and the baltimore national pike. top side of the outer loop on the northeast side also pretty slow between harford road and dulaney valley road. no accidents. baltimore county and harford county, we'll tell you about that in a few minutes. >> it's sunny and hot. you're not in the mood to think about earl but this
ABC
Sep 28, 2010 5:30am EDT
southeast virginia, that is just poised to pivot its way through. so we have wet weather for the morning commute to begin. there's that flood watch until 8:00 a.m. may get extended depending on how heavy this band of rain does hold once it swings through the beltway. plans for a wet commute, temperatures near 70. we break out sun and isolated storm this afternoon with our 2-degree guarantee high of 79. >>> lets check the roads with kim brown. >> we do not like the idea of a wet commute because we had such a bad one or difficult one yesterday. right now traffic looks pretty good, no problems on 795. that looks good the entire stretch between route 140 to the beltway. we are working one accident? middle river, kingston road continues to be closed between eastern boulevard and hawthorne road because of an overnight crash. you can use hawthorne to get around it. as we look at 695 at harford road, you might want to keep your speeds down a little bit but really no problems around the entire 695 stretch. >>> 5:31. transportation and police officials will discuss maryland's new cell phone law. c
ABC
Sep 8, 2010 6:30am EDT
march off toward the east. we have one shower now but it's into virginia, off towards the south and west of fredericksburg at this time. as we check out what's happening, zoom out, we have tropical depression now hermine dropping lots of rain into northern and central texas, all this is sliding up towards the north there. it will be reaching oklahoma and kansas as we go through time. flooding is a big threat. our forecast brings sunshine in as we go into tomorrow. also the cooler temperatures. but this model picks up on a few clouds. we'll see more sunshine, get ready for that. we'll have the temperature today around 87 degrees. we'll be windy and we will have those increasing clouds by tonight. 55, mostly clear and school, by tomorrow that temperature right around 78 degrees. we'll take that and here is your seven-day forecast. we'll have another 70 as we roll into friday. check it out. 77 degrees, ample sunshine in the forecast. and then by saturday, more of the same. lots of sunshine, our next chance for showers will work their way in on sunday. tell us about the traffic. >> this
ABC
Sep 28, 2010 6:30am EDT
meteorologist. >>> a virginia beach teen says he was attacked by a shark, has 51 stitches to prove it. 19-year-old caleb kuchak was surfing with friends, something brushed up against them. they were next to their boards an felt something in the water. right up next to him. >> look at the teeth imprints. i thought it would never happen. when we first got there it did not even cross my mind. that we were potentially in danger. >> with help from buddies caleb got back on the beach. rescuers believe he was attacked by a shark. he's anyneys and ankles -- his knees and ankles are bandaged up. he says he'll be back in the water. >>> 6:34. lawmakers want toys and happy meals depending on calorie count. san francisco supervisor eric marr has introduced an orderinnans that would ban toy giveways in kids' meals that exceed more than 600 calories, the cordinnans would not only restrict calories but require nor fruit and vegetables pr meal. mcdonald's says we already do. >> we offer apple dippers, a half cup of fruit and full serving of fruit. we offer low fat white milk as a choice for parents. i dis
ABC
Sep 17, 2010 6:30am EDT
suspect, the shooter, neighbors who knew him and northern virginia at their home. they describe him as a very dedicated son. >> he was are always there for her. if she had to go in an chance with her. i told her when i seen him walking her out that she had a great son. you don't find too many like that. >> it's hard to imagine the desperation paul pardus must have felt. it's something those who knew him are trying to understand including his own brother. sherrie? >> reporter: good morning, megan. yes, family members are still trying to come to terms with all of this. they are still in a state of shock and confusion over the whole event here. paul pardus' brother alvin gibson says he spoke to pardus on sunday after his mother underwent surgery. gibson said his mother was very upset and did not tush out the way his doctor told him it would. the surgery was not successful, news that was devastating to pardus. >> i guess he thought that she was suffering a lot and that she wasn't going to be able to walk again. >> reporter: now, johns hopkins security staff maintains that their security plan
ABC
Sep 29, 2010 5:30am EDT
, tropical air, you can see leftover moisture off the coast, on down to southeast virginia. heavy rain near raleigh, durham, all that stuff spreading in our direction. we'll continue to have that flow pushing to our north, it appears chilly this morning. clouds will thicken up throughout the day. we continue to watch the slug of moisture extend through the carolinas and push through florida and cuba and the caribbean. that's our general focal point. the upper level low, core of cool air continues to spill its way in. will surge to the north. indications that a developing tropical storm that could get named today as nicole races to the north and could be across the chesapeake bay, by tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. let's bring it home and check out our forecast models here, rain returning this afternoon. the bulk of the rain moves in by daybreak tomorrow. heavy rain across central maryland and towards d.c. indication of heavier moisture. that red shading could see half inch or inch for our rates with this tropical range of rain. that could be spreading across central maryland f
ABC
Sep 24, 2010 5:30am EDT
the car of the future. it gets 102 miles per gallon made in virginia and the company hopes to sell the ed son with a price of $20,000 e looking for work? mac. why's will hire 65,000 holiday workers. that's a slight increase. the positions will be part time. they will be offered in stores, distribution and call centers across the country. >>> a girl involved in a brutal fistfight. it is caught on tape. it pay not be the most shocking thing about the story. >>> and dramatic pictures, flames racing through a home. let's go to mark jones to see how the trains and buss are moving. >>> good morning out there. you find the numbers 3, 11, 51, 67 taking a detour at charles because of the book festival. the 5 diverted at eager and central. the 10 and 30 at height and prat. grab a book, relax and go to the book festival today, tomorrow and sunday. the light rail stop puts you right there. >>> we're showing the area that has the fog. it is tough to get camera sites. this is a camera site. this is at 70 now. matching the dew point. it is thick fog and visibility cut down and a quarter mile. tha
ABC
Sep 23, 2010 6:30am EDT
by los angeles. >>> a virginia woman is set to die by lethal injection tonight at 9:00. 41-year-old theresa lewis is scheduled to be the first one executed in the state in nearly a century. lewis is being executed for the 2002 hired killings of her husband and stepson to collect a $250,000 insurance policy. prosecutors said she promised sex and cash to two men if they carried out the killings. the two gunmen were sentenced to life in prison. >>> one person is running another person with their hands up. >>> a helicopter camera in broward county, florida caught this police chase that spanned over two counties. officers had tried to pull a car over, but the driver's took off, hitting speeds up to 95 miles per hour. the car eventually collided with a police car and the suspects were arrested. they face several charges. >>> amazing pictures out of eastern oregon. a rancher documents a fight between a black bear and a cow. he captured the incident on camera you can see these photographs, the bear ended up going up straight to one of the cows, but they weren't about to go down without a fi
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 5:30am EDT
, everyone. what is up with earl? earl is bringing some rain to the carolinas and virginia. as we go through the morning hours once that sun comes up and go into the afternoon, i'd say maybe around 12:00, 1:00, we will be seeing earl and it will be getting out of here. here are your headlines for today. the beaches still have a tropical storm warning and hurricane watch. the winds, 30 to 60 miles per hour with that, and the waves 10 to 15. and then the bay does have coastal flood advisories in effect for today as well. so ocean city's temperature coming in at 75 degrees. this is abc 2 storm tracker. we have not seen any type of change over the past hour here. the dew point is 75 and it feels like 71. the winds have been changing and that's about it. the satellite is showing -- this is what i wanted to show you before. i like showing you this one not because it's just pretty but because it shows you what's going on here. you can see where this started. you can see there's no eye as of now. you can see the color here. this is just an enhanced satellite showing you where the shy and col
ABC
Sep 6, 2010 6:30am EDT
right, meteorologist justin berk ran to virginia beach. lynette charles has our beautiful weather today. >> absolutely spectacular. it'll continue for the next several days as well. there is change in the forecast, but in the meantime, a lovely labor day is in store for you. ample sunshine will continue and then we'll start to warm things back up into the middle of the week. then we'll cool things back down by the end of the week. we do have a little bit of a roller coaster ride. strap yourself in. maryland's most powerful radar looks good today. when we're dry you see all the sweet stuff. no matter where you're going, you're going to stay dry. you'll see lots of sunshine. you want the sunscreen, the shades for today as well. we're at 63 degrees and the humidity's at 60%. the dew point's at 49. not too bad and feels like 63 with the winds out of the north, northeast at about 5 miles an hour. temperatures right now, we're a little coolish, especially heading over the border into pennsylvania, 46 degrees there, we're at 59 degrees into baltimore right now, easton coming in at 55 and 55 in
ABC
Sep 6, 2010 5:30am EDT
virginia beach? that's a long run. more than 10k isn't it? >> he's in good shape though, heck do it. >> we're in good shape for today. you couldn't ask for a better labor day. this is going to continue. k
ABC
Sep 17, 2010 5:30am EDT
helped take care of his mother at their home in virginia. >> he was always there for her. he never left her side. i told her when i seen him walking her out that she had a great son. you don't find too many sons like that. >> the mother has been identified as 84-year-old jean davis. it's hard to understand the desperation pardus felt. it's something those that knew him are trying to understand, including his own brother. sherrie? >> reporter: good morning, megan. family members are upset by what baltimore police are calling a murder-suicide involving the son of a patient here at johns hopkins hospital. paul pardus' brother alvin gibson says he spoke to pardus after their mother underwent surgery. he was upset and told him that the surgery did not turn out the way doctors said it would. their mother suffered from back problems and her operation was not successful, news that was devastating to pardus. >> i guess he thought that she was suffering a lot and that she wasn't going to be able to walk again. >> reporter: now, johns hopkins security says that their security plan worked as design
ABC
Sep 21, 2010 6:30am EDT
worked really hard at growing this baby. and it will be at the west virginia pumpkin festival, hoping it will win first place. the pumpkin is expected to grow 2-poundings per day and will not be cut until october 6. by then, it's expected to weigh more than a thousand pounds. >> 6:33. firefighters in palm beach county made a bold statement over the weekend. in support to fight breast cancer. the pink heels tour feature firefighters wearing pink t- shirts. breast cancer survivors and supporters to sign the pink heels truck showed up during the rally. the tour for the fundraiser benefits the cancer centers and the deerfield beach area. it is firefighters way of giving back to the community. >>> all right, we are counting down the days until komen maryland's race for the cure. it's coming up soon. it's set for sunday, october 3. abc2 news is going to be live on the air to broadcast the whole event. it's on sunday, the broadcast starts from 7:00 in the morning until 9:00 in the morning. if you want to register, all you have to do is head to our website, abc2news.com. when you get there, look
ABC
Sep 21, 2010 5:30am EDT
temperatures in virginia, roanoak, 70. there in the mid 60s and we are at 51. we are likely going to drop a few more notches on the thermometer before we come out. probably about 8:00 is when we hit the low mark for the day and then start warming up after that. it is all about that sunshine. winds begin to shift as we head through tomorrow. that begins to bring in moisture. and a line of thunderstorms along the mountains. going to west tomorrow afternoon, but there is a small chance of an isolated thundershower, if the winds can carry that stuff across parts of the region. we have ourselves a quiet weather pattern as we head through thursday. we'll introduce more moisture and the same story, even though this will be the beginning of autumn, we have ourselves a taste of summer weather with afternoon scattered thunderstorms. overall, we are looking at our 2-degree guaranteed high of 78 degrees. that is near normal. that comes with lighter winds. we start off chilly and start heating up during the mid part of the afternoon. so it may feel warm in the sun, but it's going to take quite a few hou
NBC
Sep 18, 2010 6:00pm EDT
sports. >> we'll talk about football. university of maryland renewing a rivalry with west virginia. sometimes it takes a big hit to get things going. we'll check and see if the terps capitalize. >> we're tracking showers and storms over the southern great lakes. right now, pleasant, 74 at the airport. >> we've been blessed with an absolutely gorgeous day, abundant sun all over the state of maryland today. things are high and dry on doppler tonight. well to our west in the southern great lakes, there's storm activity associated with the next front which will reach us tomorrow night. but it's going to be a dry front, not going to generate showers, maybe just a couple of clouds. currently 75 downtown, 74 at b.w.i. marshall. 71 up near the state line. we did top out with a high today of 76 degrees at both the airport and inner harbor so a couple of degrees above the normal high, one degree above the normal of 77 degrees. we started with chilly temperatures, 50 degrees in the morning. this time of year you see a wide temperature spread and that's what we'll see tomorrow, as well. tonigh
NBC
Sep 5, 2010 11:00pm EDT
matchup to take place more than it does. >> we plan virginia. that is a rivalry. we play west virginia. that is a rivalry. we play virginia tech. that is a rivalry. but when you are playing somebody that is 25 miles away from you, it's going to turn into a rivalry, and that is what i would like to see it become. >> hopefully we see it end like this one. tulsa. fourth and 10, five seconds, hale mary. domonique davis, plenty of air, and he has the right target. 6'8" justin jones. rise and shine. he out-talls everyone to the ball. east carolina stuns tulsa, your final, 51-49. >> andy roddick out of the top 10 for the first time in years and goes out in the second round. andy murray out in the next round. nadal takes the first said, 6-4. we have a good rally. samoan has gnawed after balance, and apparently that is right where the spaniard wants to be. playbook at that forehand winner. that sets up the match point for the spaniard. point-blank ace. nadal on to the fourth round, 6-4-, 6-4, 46 of 6-2. >> the third round of the deutsche bank championship. they are treating it like the john dee
CBS
Sep 5, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. president obama ordered the epa to get a report card on the goals. the officials from maryland, virginia and pennsylvania will make the presentations thursday and friday and they'll discuss one new interesting idea that's turning man manure into energy. >>> the department of water is trying to cover reservoirs and there's a federal mandate behind the event. >> reporter: water may soon disappear from baltimore city's landscape and it has nothing to do with drought. >> we're talking about covering some of the finished reservoirs, that's the bodies of water and there are a few of these around, the water is completed and finished and ready to drink. >> reporter: the new laws require for your drinking water to be shielded as it sits. it's a huge project to the tune of $36,000,000.6 million from the federal stimulus money. >> it will provide better water quality and you don't have to worry about pollen and leaves and we'll also be able to use less chlorine. >> reporter: reservoirs will be finished. it will look like a grass cover fie >> reporter: two reservoirs are these here at druid lake and
NBC
Sep 26, 2010 6:00pm EDT
not expecting. what happens? we get the answer from virginia beach, va. >> it was a day at the beach. the three friends will not soon forget it. >> look at the teeth imprints. >> i thought it would never happen. >> it never crossed my mind that we could potentially be in danger. >> he and his friends were hanging out. >> we were at borders island. me and my friends go surfing down there a lot. >> they felt something brush up against the board in the water. >> he said, there is something out here. i could not finish my next sentence before it grabs my ankle. i felt the thrashing. >> he was covered in blood from the waist down. i have a lot on my arms. >> i jump on my board to get out of the water. i felt a sharp pain. it let go. >> with help from his friends, he was able to get back to the beach. >> the only thing i could see was blood pouring down my leg. >> rescue crews believe he was being attacked -- believe he was attacked by a shark. he has quite a story to tell. >> i was just hoping that i would not lose my leg or not be able to move that leg. i'm really lucky. >> because of wh
NBC
Sep 19, 2010 9:00am EDT
still a few 50s on the map. mar martinsburg, west virginia, 57. andrews air force base 58. 64 degrees now in la plata, may maryland. a gradual increase in clds will ce our way duri the course of the afternoon. most of us will stay completely dry. there have been a few random rain drops in the panhandle of west virginia and far southern pennsylvania. but on thehole good weather for today. no rain threat for the redskins and the texans. >> good to hear it. thanks, chuck. >>> in our headlines now after almost five months there appears to be good newsfrom the gulf. the deepwater horizon well is almost officially closed. scientists confirm theractured rig is sealed off forever. the end of the leak doesn't mean the end of major problems in the gulf. nbc's jay gray has more now from venice, louisiana. >> reporter: the final pressure test should be over now but there's still no word on sults or if the well has been officially killed. in the final hours on the primary relief well after pumping in 74 barrels of cement and making sure it was set there was a sense of confidence and pride.
NBC
Sep 19, 2010 6:00am EDT
>>> gunfire shatters the quiet in one peaceful northern virginia enabled. good morning. welcome to news 4 today. i'm kmberly suiters. >>> a quick check on our forecast with chuck belthis morning. a little warmer now than compared to yesterday, right, chuck? >> very much so. tht's the story -- why is my brain not working already? >> let's start over. hi, i'm kimberly. >> that story will be repeated for many hours thrghout the day. on the whole a couple degrees warmer today than yesterday. you're going to notice the change as we go rough the rest of the afternoon all ahead of a weather front which promises to bring the return of some sligh ly cooler temperatures back into the area pour tomorrow. right now, though, temperature 63 downtown. there are cool spots on the map out into fairfax an loudoun county. temperatures in the low 50s this morning. even a few upper 40s in the sheltered most valleys up to the panhandle of west virginia even upper montgomery county. there might be a couple of 4s on the map. generally speaking we're going to have a pleasant day today. there are extra clou
NBC
Sep 18, 2010 11:00pm EDT
grocery stores and a fast-food restaurants. police believe all five 06 these northern virginia businesses were targets of the same robber. a similar method was used in each holdup. >> reporter: this armed robber has struck five businesses since late july. three of them have been haircuttery salons. police say the surveillance video shows a serial armed robber purling a knife while 408ding up a haircuttery salon. he swiped money from cash registers at businesses in fairfax and always string between late morning and early aftnoon. >> we're working closely with the county detectives on this because he, obviously, sees no jurisdictional boundaries so neither can we. >> reporter: pice say the robber started the crime spree on july 26th when he held up a cash 'n carry on lee jackson memorial highway and struck again on september 6th at this kfc/taco bell restaurant. he then hit three haircutteres in fairfax county on september 12th and 14th. >> the frequency increased. the first case was more than a month ago and now he see to be doing it within a matter of days. that concerns us. >> reporter:
NBC
Sep 8, 2010 11:00am EDT
for a bus early this morning in northern virginia. >>> the price of a cocktail could soon go up in virginia. governor bob mcdonald is expected to unveil a plan to impose a new tax on bars and restaurants. >>> the debate over today. the loudoun county board of supervisors are expected to vote on whether to allow religious displays outside the courthouse. "news 4 midday" begins right now. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "news 4 midday." i'm barbara harrison. it's wednesday, september 8th, 2010. right now, police are on the lookout for a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman in fairfax county. the 23-year-old was attacked just before 4:30 near la vista drive and franconia road. tracee wilkins joins us from alexandria. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, barbara. investigators wrapped up their investigation here in the immediate neighborhood. they have not wrapped up their search for the suspects. fairfax county police are going door to door warning neighbors and searching for clues after a 23-year-old woman was sexually assaulted at a neighborhood bus stop. >> we bel
NBC
Sep 26, 2010 9:00am EDT
, virginia, a community is mourning the lo of a mother and her two young children killed in a townhouse fire. neighbors held a candlelight vigil for she and her so, solomon and alfonso. they died of smoke inhalation and burns after their home caught fire on wednesday. the children were 3 and 5 years old. their gndmother said she appreciated the community support. >> i have lived here for three years and haven't even seen this many people. for all of them to come out of their doors and support us not even knowing who we are, i am really, really loving it. i just thank god tt all of them. >> investigators are trying to determine what started the fire. three other children and a man escaped from the burning townhouse>>> a congregation near atlanta is anxiousl awaiting word from their bishop this morning, expected to address allegations that he lured four young men into sexual relationships. this is videoof h 8:00 service an hour ago near atlanta. it does not show the bishop's arrival on stage. lauits by four men claim lang pushed them into sexual relationships using the promise of lavish g
NBC
Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
facing up to 40 years in prison. that case is prompting changes at virginia dmv. bob mcdonnell has ordered that agency to stop accepting federal identification cards as proof of residence. martinelli montano used such a card to get an i.d. >>> a northern virginia community is mourning the loss of a couple who owned a business many thought was the heart and soul of the community. the owners of nichols hardware store died in a car accident. jane watrel has their story. >> reporter: it's a huge loss for a small town as the purcellville community comes to grips with the deaths of karen and ted nichols. who were killed in a horrific car crash. >> amazing people. they have been running the store forever. they have been a staple here. a kindly group of folks and he runs this place and the people around him act the same way. >> reporter: stylist theresa wolf works a few doors down, a store owned by the same family since 1914 where the clerks call you by your first name. generations are paying tribute on the steps of the store. >> it is a big tragedy for their family and all of us. i grew u
ABC
Sep 5, 2010 12:05am EDT
for the weekend. why more than a dozen virginia with -- virginia locations are open to the holiday. you could pay more >> you are watching abc 7 news at 11, on your side. >>> a massive cleanup is underway in new zealand after a powerful earthquake struck yesterday. the 7.1 quake hit near the southern city of christchurch. they are searching buildings to make sure no one is trapped. so far, no one has been found dead in the wreckage. rebuilding is expected to top $1 billion. >>> it is not the welcome tony blair expected at a book signing in ireland today. protesters gathered outside a dublin bookstore where the former prime minister came to sign his new memoir. some in the crowd threw shoes and eggs at blair while others scuffled with police. four were arrested. blair was not injured. protesters are upset with blair for his support of the iraq war. >>> craigslist removed its adult services section today. 17 state attorneys general had threatened to take >> list to court if they did not shut down the section. they argued the sight attracted as for prostitution and lead to crime such
NBC
Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
this according to neighbors. by night fall, arlingn, virginia, police officers were talking to neighbors on south kenmoore street, where the john hopkins gunman, 54-year-old john partis harland, lived with his mother. >> he took excellent care of his mother. >> reporter: neighbors reacted with shock. they said they frequently saw him coming and going from the green bungalow as he cared for his mother. 84-year-old jean davis who suffered from alzheimers and other illnesses. >> he lived with his mother and then stayed with the hospital when she became ill. it's so hard for me to believe. >> she made appointments forher to go to the beauty shop >> rerter: he worked for a metro axis driver. in june,he took family leave, presumablely to care for his mother, which neighbors say he did with great devotion. >> every day he would come home. take her to contract, every day. i took her to the nursing thing or whatever. i can't believe he shot her. oh, can believe this. this is crazy. >> partis did have a permit to carry a concealed handgun. his brother tells the associated press tonight t
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
sabbing case in ohio. >> the policen fairfax and in loudoun counties in virginia believe a series of robbies in those two areas may be connected. surveillance cameras captured the suspect. he is wanted in robberies at three salons, a fast food restaurant and a convenience store. three of the robberies were at hair cuttery salons including this one. in each instance, the suspect pl a knife and took cash from theregister. >>> a maryland state senator accused of using his influence pleaded not guilty to the federal charges against him. 73-yearld ulysses curry is charged with bribe rirk conspiracy, mail raud, and extortion. investigatorsay he used his position as a lawmaker to benefit shoppers, food and pharmacies in severalealings with the state without disclosing that he was being paid by the company stepped down as chairman of the maryland senate budget and taxation committee but he is still a senator running unopposed in the election. >>> vincent gray won as mayor for the district this week. he is deciding wheer he wants michelle rhee to stay or go. most believe it is only a matte
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. he identified himself as a virginia state trooper. further investigation revealed he is not a trooper and there is now a search warrant for his arrest. the man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend is in custody but his vehicle is still missing. tuesday the montgomery county police say joshua prince fired at least one shot at his ex. that sparked a regional manhunt and he later turned himself into police in pennsylvania. authority have not been able to locate the chevy tahoe. authorities will escort prince back to montgomery county where he is facing attempted murder charges. >>> several attack around the university of maryland campus are prompting authorities to step up the patrols this weekend. prince george's county + say there have been at least five robberies around umd in just the last three week. three students were reportedly beaten and robbed last weekend. the robberies were reported on monday within minutes of each other. the university's police chief that he may form a task force to focus this problem. >>> decision go 2010. some 1,500 d.c. inmates cast their ballots for the
NBC
Sep 1, 2010 4:30am EDT
virginia. jay gray has the latest on storm preparations from kill devil hills on the outer banks. >> reporter: calm seas can't hide the concern as hurricane earl, a major storm continues to close in on the east coast. >> from north carolina, to maine, any of these areas could be impacted and getting people to record they need recognize they need to get ready now. >> the current forecast track shows earl brushing the coast in the next couple of days. >> it doesn't have to make landfall to have very significant impact. >> reporter: north carolina's outer banks will likely be the first to feel the effects of earl. >> i think everybody is concerned. the locals are saying it is teasing us. so we're going to hang out and see what happens until they run us off the island, i guess we'll be all right. >> reporter: evacuations orders are already in effect on okracoke island. more are expected later today. as far north as massachusetts, many aren't waiting for orders, already pulling boats from the water and preparing to ride out the storm. >> i'll hunker down in the basement if need be. we
NBC
Sep 23, 2010 11:00pm EDT
>>> there hasn't been a woman executed in virginia in almost a century almost tonight. teesa louis was killed by lethal injection. >> executing a woman has not happened in thenited states in five years. 41-year-old teresa lewis was on death row in greensville. she was convicted in 20 of hiring two men to kill her husband. his name was julian cliffton lewis and her stepson in an effort to collect insurance money the two men were given sentences of life prison? prison. lewis put to death at 9:00 tonight. >> death was pnounced at 9:13 p.m. there were no complications. ms. lewis did make a last statement. she said i just want kathy to know i love her. d i'm vry sorry. >> kathy cliffton is t daughter of julian cliffton lewis. she was on hand to witness the executiotonight. there were more than 7,3 appeals made to stop that execution. >>> a mon after a cathol unversity student was murdered, police arrest a spect. he's oy 17 years old. news 4's dorothy spencer jns us with more. dorothy. >> reen, a source close to the instigation says this teenage suspect was under the supervion of the juv
FOX
Sep 1, 2010 7:00am EDT
has been extended to include the virginia coastline. the storm has weakened. but let's go to vipir. first a quick look at hurricane watch. surf city, north carolina to paramour island, virginia, under a hurricane watch. don't be surprised if this doesn't get extended up into new jersey this afternoon. now to vipir. let's take a look the at storm -- at the storm, maximum winds 125, gusts over 140 and charging off to the north and west at 16 miles per hour. likely to keep this intensity as it approaching the carolina coastline overnight thursday and into friday morning and then charge up the coast during the day on friday. so watch this carefully over the next couple of days. locally we're doing fine. today is going to be another hot, sunny day with afternoon high temperatures back into the 90s. currently we're 76 degrees at reagan national. humidity 65%. winds shifting later out of the south here at about 5 miles per hour. but all in all, not a bad day. 95 degrees the afternoon high with a lot of sunshine. one more hot afternoon and then we'll start a cooldown which will include 80s
ABC
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. north carolina and virginia have declared a state of emergency. maryland's coastal areas are under a hurricane watch, and tonight don harrison is keeping a close eye on earl what's the mood like tonight. >> reporter: it's one of the biggest weekends of the summer there could be 300,000 people here. ocean city is a coastal town they are used to getting storms tropical depressions nor he's terse. there's a lot of sand behind me hopefully ocean city's beach can handle this. there's about 10 miles of beach in ocean city. the lifeguards are spread thin because a lot have gone home or back to school. so vacationers are looking for a little excitement from earl. >> we're not worried about it. we're excited about the hurricane. we don't get any in new york. >> reporter: well some people are excited about this. of course you know the beach gets up here and the surfers like it out here and we have maryland's spokesman their mayor, mayor rick meehan how is ocean city looking for this weekend. >> i think we're looking all things considered pretty good. it looks like the storm is going to pass
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 4:00am EDT
double murder is put to death in virginia, the first woman executed in the u.s. in five years. >>> and flood evacuations. torrential rains trigger flood emergencies and flood evacuations in wisconsin and minnesota. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, september 24th, this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, september 24th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everyone. good to see you. >>> a u.s. astronaut and two russian cosmonauts will try again today to return to earth, in orbit more than six months aboard the international space station. ground controllers have to figure out what went wrong yesterday. clamps failed to open. our space consultant was at the kennedy space center as this drama unfolded. >> reporter: this was a very unusual problem, unprecedented glitch the normally reliable docking mechanism on the space station, a russian mek nechls with hooks and latches designed to release on xhangd to let the craft free to come back to earth. they tried to do that and were unable to get the system to respond. the hooks and latches simply didn't open. th
ABC
Sep 19, 2010 11:35pm EDT
three non fatal attacks in virginia. >>> the owner of the egg farm that is involved in the salmonella my cases is expected to have an answer. koran hundred 26 positive results of salma non between 2008 and 2010, -- results of salmonella. there is one person testifying on wednesday. also on wednesday, a month-long august up the virginia department of transportation will be released. -- a month-long audit of the virginia department of transportation will be released. .it is predicted the audit would lead to major changes at vdot. >>> coming next, details that affects emergency workers from september 11. " plus, education in this country. the d.c. school system and michelle rhee, the chancellor. >>> i am indeed belfort furniture weather center. what can we expect for the upcoming work week? what can we expect for the upcoming work week? how does that work? hit it! see, other machines only go in circles. this kenmore elite has multi-motions for a custom clean. it scrubs to help lift stains, rolls to wash gently, swings, steps, and tumbles. better than just circles, what! sorry.
NBC
Sep 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
earl as 8:30 or 9:00 tomorrow night. >> thank you. >>> in springfield, virginia, a couple neighbors had a disagreement over a speed bump and now one has ended up dead and the other may have been the murderer. pat collins has our rort. >> reporter: this is a story about a man who lives in this house. and another man who lives down the street in that house. and a new speed bump on field master drive. and how an argument over this hump could have led to a case of murder. >> he kept an eye on all of us hear. on all of us. he watched our house if we would go away. he would know to check the papers and stuff like that. just a great guy. >> reporter: neighbors say a short time ago the victim lobbied the state government put the speed bump on the road in front of his house. they say some people didn't like the bump. they say david patton who lived up the street really didn't like it. that he would drive past carr's house and honk his horn in protest. june 11th, it escalated. there was an altercation, police say, between car and patton here in an argument. carr charged patton with assault. that
NBC
Sep 1, 2010 11:00am EDT
virginia coast. news 4 midday begins right now. >>> good morning and welcome to news 4 midday. it's wednesday, the 1st of september, 2010. hurricane earl is barreling toward the east coast. bob mcdonnell has declared an emergency today. right now the storm has set its aim on north carolina. some tourists along the outer banks have been evacuated. more evacuation orders are possible as earl approaches. earl has been downgraded it a category 3 storm, but it's still a potentially powerful hurricane. we begin our coverage with tom kierein who has been tracking the storm for days. >> it did weaken a little bit overnight and that's good news and also the track changed overnight. the forecast track from the tropical depreks center coming up here, right now as we take a look at this view over the last 12 hours, this is a live view from the beach. there are clouds developing ands surf is not too bad. beautiful first day of september there for now, but this same scene by thursday afternoon and evening and into friday is going to be all different because there is earl. you can see sort of a we
NBC
Sep 4, 2010 11:00pm EDT
month the attorneys general of maryland and virginia joined 15 other states in asking the website to block its adult services section. today they got results. darcy spencer joins us in the studio now with more on this story. darcie? >> maryland's attorney general told me craigslist needed to take this action. it's a site where kids can trade be baseball cards, you can buy a couch and engauge in prostitution. and that's just wrong. when you go on the popular website craigslist, one feature is now gone, where he used to be able to click on adult services, it now says sensored. >> this is what we asked them to do. this is what we asked them to do. this is not a gray area. craigslist was being used as a medium, as a vehicle for people to commit illegal acts. >> craigslist removed the adult services section from the site two weeks after attorneys general from across the country demanded its removal. maryland attorney general is among 17 top prosecutors who wanted craigslist to stop offering an online brothel. >> on craigslist, there were literally women for sale. there was an online broth
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 4:00am EDT
, places like manassas, northern virginia. and winds southeast toward southern maryland and the eastern shore. the day at a glance. 88 now. heavy rain and 74 at noon and strong gusty thunderstorms are possible with a light chance of isolated tornadoes in eastern sections later on. highs in the upper 70s. angie, it is 4:03. i had a lot to say. >> you sure did. go take a breather. >>> hope you are off to a great thursday. leave early if you have to travel on the wet radios and give yourself extra room between the car in front of you. you will need it this morning. 95 in virginia. past 630 -- route 30 in stafford. the outer loop in virginia. the accident is cleared and looks like the inner loop is okay between 95 and 66. i want you to know in chevy chase we have a water main break. as a result of that we have willard avenue closed between river and north park road. they will be out there for quite some time. as we move it outside, 270 northbound, we have an accident at shady grove. going southbound, no problems to the split, just slick pavement. and the big thing we are watching, 70 eastbo
FOX
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am EDT
., maryland and virginia coming up. fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >>> and good morning. thank you for staying with us. i'm gurvir dhindsa, filling in for steve today. >> i'm allison seymour. the loss of a hollywood legend, actor tony curtis has died at the age of 85. we'll look back at his career in just a moment. >>> first let's take a look outside. it is the story we're dealing with right now. straight up 7:00 and tony perkins is on the desk with you and a very busy man today, both he and tucker. what is going on, tony? >> we continue to see moderate to heavy rainfall move through the area. we have a variety of warnings and watches in effect at this time. i'll let you know first of all that the tornado warning that was in effect for portions of maryland has been taken down now. it's been allowed to expire. that tornado warning that was in effect for portions of maryland. now let's look at hd radar and we'll show you where the heavy precipitation is as we speak. and as we've been seeing all morning long, with few exceptions, the heaviest rain is to the east. east of th
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 4:30am EDT
really hard. they are getting wind driven heavy rains from virginia beach down to nags head. those areas of yellow and orange, the center of circulation of earl is just about 40 or 50 miles to the east of hatteras. but the heavy rains are coming in inland and slamming the beach area there. our local radar not showing rain here but there are a few sprinkles in the northern neck of virginia and bay. some of the rain will be arriving into ocean city in the next hour. and earl, here's the wide view continues to advance to the north. it's a category 2 storm. the winds have decreased since yesterday morning at this time but still a powerful storm moving north-northeast at 16. it will take it up towards new england. closer view of the track showing it will be further out to sea. there's still going to be enough tropical storm force winds, maybe 40 to 50-mile-per-hour gusts at ocean city later today. we'll have temperatures climbing in the mid to upper 90s. and breezy tomorrow near 80. looks like a great labor day weekend. how's the traffic? >> we're starting you off with good news. overni
WHUT
Sep 24, 2010 7:00am EDT
lethal injection in the state of virginia. she arranged of the murders of her husband and her stepson for insurance money. from lawyers argue that teresa lewis, 41-year-old grandmother, was mentally impaired. >> teresa lewis was executed for sending hitmen to kill her husband and her stepson at a trailer park in 2002. one of the gunmen became her lover. when the police became suspicious, teresa lewis quickly confessed. the case has attracted attention. executions of women are rare in america. teresa lewis had learning disabilities. her iq was 72, just two points above the legal minimum for execution in virginia. her lawyers say she was manipulated by the gunmen, and they said it was wrong that she should face the death penalty while the hitmen received life sentences. the appeals for mercy or turned down. >> tonight, the machinery of death in virginia extinguished the beautiful, childlike, and loving human spirit of teresa lewis. >> relatives of the victims say >> when you play god, you're taking it upon yourself to write your own future. when you do that, you get what you des
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Sep 23, 2010 12:34pm EDT
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Sep 3, 2010 11:00pm EDT
stayed out in the atlantic today. in virginia and north carolina, leaders are inviting visitors to enjoy a nice weekend, but things are much different to the north. michelle franzen reports. >> reporter: a weakening but still powerful earl churned north and well east of nantucket, but passed with heavy winds and rain. the vacation island received the brunt of the storm. heavy surf and hurricane-force wind gusts lashed the coast. many residents and vacationers out earlier in the day before earl stormed in took cover once the heavy rain bands moved in. in chatham the threat of earl wasn't enough to stop this couple from saying "i do." >> it will always be memorable, that's for sure. it's given us plenty of challenges, but nothing is stopping us. >> reporter: lasting memories of each other and their special day, shared with a hurricane. earl wreaked havoc all along the eastern seaboard, beginning with the north carolina outer banks overnight. the eye of the storm staying far offshore but close enough to bring driving wind and rain to the barrier islands. on new york's long island, pow
NBC
Sep 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
virginia found a discarded flag that they tracked back to the civil war era. >>> beautiful day today. i think we'llsee another beautiful day tomorrow. some changes in the forecast? i'll show it to you coming up in just a minute. lindsay? >>> the nationals tried to avoid a sixth straight loss in atlanta. the redski motivated after beating the cowboys and the ravens and jets take a hey, ove, i'm gonna need bank. any ideas? capital one bank. they're everywhere. ♪ yeah, you're right! [ horns honking ] hey, there's one right up the street. [ male announce] capital one bank. the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? ove, go long! >>> investigators are still searching for answers about a natural gaspipeline explosion in california. the 50-year-old pipe ruptured in the city of san bruno last thursday. it ignited a fireball that destroyed nearly au50 homes. four people were killed ask more are still missing. agents with the tranortation safety board are investigating th blast. they say they're going to look at the issue on a larger scale because there were similarly
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. yesterday, a half-dozen horses from west virginia came to dave's in, and those forces came from a place that called itself or rescue farm. rob roblin has the story. >> the farm in west virginia was supposed to be a horse rescue, but as it turned out, the 53 horses there needed to be rescued. you can almost see it in their eyes, the pain and neglect. >> you can just tell they are hurting. it is the same thing with people. you look into a person's eyes. i think eyes or the window to the soul. you can read a lot in their expression. >> 6 thoroughbred horses, close to death, are being cared for. >> this course should weigh between 1000 and 1,200 pounds. he probably weighs 750 at the most. >> the horses were brought here yesterday at from what was supposed to be a horse rescue form and west virginia. starting in dehydrated, six of those in the worst condition came here. >> it cannot be a caring human watching an animal lying on the ground suffering without wanting to do something about it. >> to of the horses or on ivy. yesterday that wondered if that would make it through the night. >> by t
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